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I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Adlai E. Stevenson
There's a certain consistency to who I am and what I do, and I think people have finally said, 'Well, you know, I kinda get her now.' I've actually had people say that to me.
I am neither frustrated nor planning anything other than being the best Secretary of State I could be.
I am shocked at how much time I spend in the White House. I mean, you know, for people on the outside, the idea of going to the White House for a meeting must seem like the most important, serious, even glamorous kind of thing to do.
Well, human security is a concept that I am very committed to enshrining in American foreign policy.
And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that.
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?
I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
Well, I am a Republican, and I would run as a Republican. And I have a lot of confidence in the Republican Party. I don't have a lot of confidence in the president. I think what's happening to this country is unbelievably bad. We're no longer a respected country.
I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
Serious illness doesn't bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
T. S. Eliot
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
I am not afraid... I was born to do this.
Joan of Arc
I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
Vincent Van Gogh
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
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